Views on Economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new AP-GfK poll shows Americans' outlook for the economy has dimmed since earlier this summer. It also shows confidence in President Barack Obama's handling of ..
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New Dictionary Words

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Here's something for your Twitter feed: "Tweet" has earned a spot in the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. The term, used both as a noun and a v..
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Earthquake shows difficulty of evacuation from DC

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's capital has prepared for emergencies with sleek communication systems, intelligence fusion centers and chemical detention centers at train stations.&..
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Study: Escalade most likely to be hit by thieves

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

NEW YORK (AP) - A luxury SUV loved by the rich and the not-so-rich is also loved by thieves. The Cadillac Escalade is now the most likely vehicle to be targeted by crooks.&nbs..
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Report: Cheney says he advised Bush to bomb Syria

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney says President George W. Bush rejected his advice in 2007 to bomb a suspected nuclear reactor site in Syria. The New York T..
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Census: South, West lead US in marriages, divorces

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - With marriages at an all-time low, Southern and Western states rank among the highest for couples hearing wedding bells. But many of these states also have higher..
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Flood victims stranded in Pakistan

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Floods in northwest Pakistan have claimed more than 30 lives as a riverbank overflowed during recent heavy rains, police said.
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Bolivia accuses U.S. of fueling protests

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bolivia\'s government is accusing U.S. officials of meddling in the South American nation\'s internal affairs and fueling indigenous protests of a proposed highway project.
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Pentagon warns of militarily strong China

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The Pentagon issued fresh warnings Wednesday that China\'s military expansion could stir up new tensions and provoke dangerous misunderstandings
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Irene batters Bahamas

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Conditions rapidly deteriorated in the southeastern Bahamas early Wednesday as Hurricane Irene approached on a path that will rake the island chain before heading toward the United States, the National Hurricane Center said.
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Israeli warplanes strike Gaza

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israeli warplanes struck several times Wednesday and early Thursday along the country\'s border with Gaza, killing three people and wounding several others, medical sources told CNN.
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U.S. moves to unfreeze Libyan assets

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The United States will support an effort by several members of the U.N. Security Council to override the U.N.\'s sanctions committee and allow countries to free up frozen Libyan assets for the Libyan opposition\'s National Transitional Council.
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Libya's hospitals flooded with Victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres, also called Doctors Without Borders, said support facilities in the capital were overwhelmed with patients. LIVE BLOG |
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Steve Jobs resigning as Apple, Inc. CEO

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ann Peay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple Inc. says Steve Jobs resigning as CEO, effective immediately.    The company said Wednesday that Jobs will be replaced by Tim Cook, who wa..
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Police: Baby tossed from Calif. hospital has died

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) - A 7-month-old baby boy who was tossed from the fourth floor of a hospital parking structure has died.    Police Sgt. Dan Adams said Wednesday t..
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DSK case: What next for accuser and accused?

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Since France\'s Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York three months ago on sexual assault charges, the drama surrounding his case has gripped the United States, France and the world.
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Cheney had a secret resignation letter while veep

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he had a secret resignation letter signed and stored in a safe for most of the Bush administration in case he became incapa..
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Former Ga. hunter sentenced in panther killing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) - A 60-year-old former Georgia resident has been fined $2,000 and sentenced to probation after he was accused of shooting an endangered Florida panther.  ..
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Italy: 4 Italian journalists abducted in Libya

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ROME (AP) - Italy's foreign ministry says four Italian journalists have been kidnapped and their driver killed, apparently by Libyan regime loyalists, as they traveled down the hig..
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'Jewish Indiana Jones' charged in NY Torah fraud

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who claimed he crisscrossed the globe rescuing Torahs as a "Jewish Indiana Jones" has been charged with mail fraud. Authorities say he fabricated stories to d..
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